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Staff vacancies at the Science Council, the Science Council's member bodies and relevant external organisations are advertised here.

There are currently no vacancies.

The Science Council employs interns throughout the year. For more infomation on intern opportunities contact Lydia Cufflin.

 

Member Bodies Vacancies

Energy Institute

Events Assistant

Up to £20,000 p.a plus benefits 

Contract until end 2015

The Energy Institute (EI) is the chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry, providing learning and networking opportunities, professional recognition and energy knowledge resources for individuals and companies worldwide.  It serves society with independence, disseminating knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe, secure and sustainable energy system. 

The Energy Institute is looking to recruit an Events Assistant to join the busy Events Team. The role will provide administrative support and assistance with all aspects in the organisation of the events in the EI Events Calendar. 

The successful candidate will have strong administration skills and outstanding attention to detail and accuracy. They will be capable of working on their own initiative, have a flexible attitude, possess excellent communication skills and be highly organised. Excellent customer service and IT skills are also required. Flexible working hours and occasional weekend work will be required from time to time. This is a fixed term contract position until end of 2015 based on full-time hours, but we are open to flexibility. 

A job description is available from the EI website, www.energyinst.org. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR, or email: hr@energyinst.org.uk by 31 March 2014. Interviews will be held on 8 April 2014. 

Business Development Officer

Salary up to £23,000 pa plus benefits

Two year contract

Reporting to the Training Manager

We are looking to appoint a Business Development Officer to join our highly motivated and friendly team in central London to help us develop our rapidly expanding training provision. The post-holder will be responsible for marketing and promoting our portfolio of energy management training courses, as well as being responsible for market and sector research and planning and organising our calendar of courses. Key responsibilities will include developing and actioning marketing plans, acting as point of contact for clients and delegates and making active use of social media to promote our courses.

Ideally educated to degree-level, you will be able to demonstrate a mature, customer focused approach to your work, combined with experience of sales, marketing or communications. The position would be particularly suitable for an individual who has some experience of developing and actioning marketing plans, writing marketing material and developing new business but we are seeking candidates with transferable business skills and encourage all candidates considering this opportunity to apply. A full job description can be downloaded here.

This position is offered on a contract basis for a period of two years in the first instance. Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 31 March 2014 to hr4@energyinst.org or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR. Interviews will take place on 15 April 2014.

Training Officer

Salary up to £24,000 pa plus benefits

Two year contract

Reporting to the Training Manager

We are looking to appoint a Training Officer to join our friendly team in central London to help us develop our rapidly expanding training provision. The post-holder will be responsible for making sure that the training we offer meets our high standards and that we provide an excellent level of support to our trainers and delegates. An important part of the role will be to work with our trainers to help develop content and to introduce measures and processes which will guarantee quality in all we do, including assessing and improving the learner experience, developing methods of gathering feedback and acting on the information we receive.

Ideally educated to degree-level, you will be able to demonstrate a mature, customer focused approach to your work, combined with experience of writing content, and problem solving. The position would be particularly suitable for an individual who has some experience of working in a training/education related role and who has an understanding or appreciation of the processes and systems needed to ensure stringent standards are met.  A full job description can be downloaded here.

This position is offered on a contract basis for a period of two years in the first instance. Please send CV and covering letter explaining how you meet our requirements by 31 March 2014 to hr3@energyinst.org or Helen Sullivan, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR. Interviews will take place on 14 April 2014.

Other Vacancies

King's College, London

Research Associate

Salary £31,644 per annum plus £2,323 per annum London Allowance

The post will be for up to 5 years, working on the ASPIRES2 study, investigating young people's science and career aspirations, age 14-19. Applicants should be able to demonstrate: an interest in science education and social justice, experience of working collaboratively; a background in education or other relevant social science discipline, experience of using qualitative and quantitative research methods and the capacity to produce research and analysis of publishable quality. 

For more information visit the King's College, London job vacancy page. For an informal discussion of the post please contact Professor Louise Archer via email at louise.archer@kcl.ac.uk. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29 April 2014.